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    Today, 04:59
    Ron replied to a thread Another Royal Enfield saga in Motorcycles
    Yes indeed Rik. Not a great deal or much of interest to sell this time, but I'll be in my usual spot (B8) top of field facing the trees.Ron
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    Yesterday, 16:27
    Ron replied to a thread Another Royal Enfield saga in Motorcycles
    No Ferg, I've done Goodwood for 8-9 years and now having a period of self denial. Ron
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    Yesterday, 08:25
    Ron replied to a thread Another Royal Enfield saga in Motorcycles
    A start up of the engine is now required, but with some trepidation as is usual after a major rebuild. Turn on the fuel, tickle the carb, over...
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    12-08-2017, 15:28
    Ron replied to a thread Question Triumph 3HW in Motorcycles
    You're just showing off now Steve! Ha Ha Well done! Ron
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    11-08-2017, 10:10
    Ron replied to a thread Another Royal Enfield saga in Motorcycles
    The cylinder barrel is back from my machine guy and I've started to build up the top end and primary side. (awaiting a couple more parts from...
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    11-08-2017, 07:33
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    None taken NOS. No point joining a debate without expecting some flak back. It's like being in the pub, you can have an argument but still enjoy a...
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    11-08-2017, 05:51
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    If you mean Sean Spicer? Wasn't he renown for making up facts? I wouldn't want to be compared to him. Ron
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    11-08-2017, 04:47
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    I have nothing to do with the running of the show or its PR. I merely voice my own views.
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    10-08-2017, 20:38
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    You are quite right Rik, I seem to have unwittingly taken up the batten. I don't really know why? Only probably because I see it first hand from the...
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    10-08-2017, 18:09
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    Don't you start Rik! I can't remember seeing you there? As for the type of toilets on site! At the risk of repeating myself, do you think the...
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    10-08-2017, 17:43
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    John confirmed to me today that the quantity of toilets at Folkstone last year was actually fewer than this year at the Hop Farm. (He has the bills...
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    10-08-2017, 17:01
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    I spoke at length to John today who is still quaking and trying to wind down after the show. He's still too busy so far to read any of the comments...
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    10-08-2017, 16:36
    Ron replied to a thread Another Royal Enfield saga in Motorcycles
    These are our French Girls Ferg. I'm just their 'Sugar Grandaddy' Ron
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    10-08-2017, 09:48
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    You've absolutely hit the nail on the head there 'Armyphotos' and the 250,000 that I mentioned earlier doesn't even begin to pay for it. I gather...
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    10-08-2017, 08:53
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    I think the proverb is "Pride goes before a fall"? I don't know why someone with a spare 250 grand or so doesn't put on their own show for their...
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    10-08-2017, 04:33
    Ron replied to a thread Another Royal Enfield saga in Motorcycles
    That was the plan Ian, but NO it won't be any faster than my M20. But a lighter bike which I like and with a pillion seat in case I'm forced to carry...
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    09-08-2017, 04:19
    Ron replied to a thread Another Royal Enfield saga in Motorcycles
    Thanks Andy it didn't look right somehow and I've corrected the spelling. Ron
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    08-08-2017, 20:17
    But surely Neil the type of vehicle you choose to own is up to you. Any hotel or campsite costs will remain about the same whether you turn up in a...
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    08-08-2017, 16:16
    I thought is is worth stating a fresh thread. I've always quite like riding my RE WD/CO but the gearbox has never been the nicest box to use and...
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    07-08-2017, 21:00
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    Points noted. However I didn't mean "Happy Medium" in relation to their cleanliness. One would hope that the firm responsible would do the job that...
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    07-08-2017, 20:03
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    Yes I can't disagree that the toilet issue is a valid one. However I gather that whatever authority that monitors such things decided that there...
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    07-08-2017, 12:24
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    Yes Ferg I agree that the toilets are a valid criticism along with a couple of other issues. I just spoke briefly to John this morning who is just...
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    07-08-2017, 05:24
    Ron replied to a thread War and peace 2017 ? in War & Peace show.
    I've been reading all the comments with interest. The good and the bad and all are valid. However the 'GREED' thing has got my back up. I hope I'm...
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    02-08-2017, 04:51
    Ron replied to a thread Question What type of girder fork is this? in Motorcycles
    I've been searching for a small kit like that Rik and they would be perfect if only they had a 7/8" ID. Ron
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    01-08-2017, 20:25
    Ron replied to a thread Question What type of girder fork is this? in Motorcycles
    Well I've never opened the bottom end until now. The engine was rebuilt by a previous owner who restored MGB's for a living and everything else is...
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    01-08-2017, 05:01
    Ron replied to a thread Question What type of girder fork is this? in Motorcycles
    As you say Rik "A nice taught front end" it never had the side check springs before. But the gearbox has always let it down a bit. Quite usable but...
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    31-07-2017, 17:55
    Ron replied to a thread Show Report War and Peace 2017 in War & Peace show.
    This is the basis for the Humber tourer.....Ask Alec Small! Ron
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    30-07-2017, 16:55
    Ron replied to a thread Question What type of girder fork is this? in Motorcycles
    Fed up waiting for a response from the person who posted a query in post #14, so I thought i'd liven the thread up with the NOS WD/CO forks that a...
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    27-07-2017, 15:41
    Good sites to visit if I ever intend to put on an event myself, which is unlikely although I have been known to organise stuff. I have no idea of the...
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    27-07-2017, 07:08
    I was there yesterday and chatting to the new organiser who is a personal friend. Someone came up and complained about the lack of toilets while we...
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About Ron
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Mechanicaly minded and ran my own business's for last 40 years.
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Poole UK
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Collecting WW2 British vehicles for over 30 years and especially passionate about motorcycles.
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retired

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Morris PU8/4 1940
Austin Tilly 1942
Willys MB 1942 (British)
U/C MK2 1944
2 Pounder anti tank gun 1941
24 motorcycles 1939-44
BSA parabike

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